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Definitively the Best Summer Whiskey Cocktail

Summer Whiskey Cocktail

The Mosquito is our pick for the best summer whiskey cocktail.

On my hunt for the best cocktail for summer 2021, I scoured the internet to find the perfect, most refreshing summer cocktails and combined all their best ingredients to make the absolute best one.

Think mojito meets Moscow mule. We present: The Mosquito.

The mosquito has everything you want in a refreshing cocktail. It’s got whiskey, fresh strawberries, mint, but with a lingering bite from the ginger beer- much like an actual mosquito.

Mosquito Whiskey Cocktail Ingredients

  • Bourbon Whiskey
  • 6-8 oz Ginger Beer (We used Fever Tree)
  • 2-3 Strawberries
  • Fresh mint (optional but recommended)

How to Make the Mosquito

1.First, start by grabbing your glass and all your ingredients.

Step 1

2.  Cut 1-2 strawberries in half (depending on size/personal taste) and take 3-5 mint leaves. Place the strawberries and point together at the bottom of the glass, and muddle together. If you don’t have a muddler, you can use a fork, or even better, a wooden spoon.

Step 2

3. Add Ice

Step 3

4. Add 1.5-2 oz of bourbon whiskey.

Step 4

5. Add 6-8 oz of ginger beer. If you choose Fever-Tree, it will take the entire bottle.

Step 5

6. Garnish with a strawberry and mint.

Step 6

Voilá! The Mosquito. We recommend enjoying it on your favorite float in your pool, but on the couch under the AC is good too.

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